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  • Jill Eastlake
    If you have a favorite - anything - now is the time to join LoneStarCon and nominate it for a Hugo!!! Enjoy, Jill PRESS RELEASE #8 - 2013 HUGO AWARDS -
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      If you have a favorite - anything - now is the time to join
      LoneStarCon and nominate it for a Hugo!!!

      Enjoy,

      Jill


      PRESS RELEASE #8 - 2013 HUGO AWARDS - NOMINATION DEADLINE FAST APPROACHING

      LoneStarCon 3, the 71st World Science Fiction Convention
      San Antonio, Texas
      August 29 - September 2, 2013

      press@...
      www.LoneStarCon3.org

      Postal queries to: P.O. Box 27277, Austin, TX 78755

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

      Tuesday, February 26, 2013

      SAN ANTONIO, Texas – LoneStarCon 3, the 71st World Science Fiction
      Convention ("Worldcon"), today issued a reminder that the March 10
      deadline for casting nominating ballots for the 2013 Hugo Awards and
      John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer is now less than two weeks
      away.

      To be entitled to submit a nomination ballot, you must have joined
      LoneStarCon 3 or Loncon 3 (the 2014 Worldcon) as a Supporting,
      Attending, or Young Adult member by January 31, 2013, or have been a
      Supporting or Attending member of Chicon 7, the 2012 Worldcon.
      Nomination ballots must be received by Sunday, March 10, 2013, 11:59
      p.m. EDT (Sunday, March 10, 2013, 8:59 p.m. PDT; Monday, March 11,
      2013, 6:59 a.m. UTC/GMT).

      The Hugo Awards are the premier award of the science fiction genre,
      honoring science fiction literature and media, as well as fans of the
      genre. The Hugo Awards were first presented at the 1953 World Science
      Fiction Convention in Philadelphia (Philcon II), and they have
      continued to honor science fiction and fantasy notables for nearly 60
      years.

      More information about the Hugo Awards, including details on how to
      submit a nomination ballot, is available from
      www.LoneStarCon3.org/hugo-awards/. Ballots may be submitted by postal
      mail or online. Online voters will need a unique LoneStarCon 3
      Personal Identification Number (PIN) to enter their ballot. These have
      already been issued to members by email and also distributed along
      with Progress Report 3, for those members receiving printed progress
      reports.

      For additional information, please contact hugoadmin@....
      For lost or missing PINs, please contact hugopin@....

      ABOUT THE WORLD SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION

      Founded in 1939, the World Science Fiction Convention is one of the
      largest international gatherings of authors, artists, editors,
      publishers, and fans of science fiction and fantasy. The annual Hugo
      Awards, the leading award for excellence in the fields of science
      fiction and fantasy, are voted on by Worldcon membership and presented
      during the convention.

      LoneStarCon 3 is sponsored by ALAMO, Inc., (Alamo Literary Arts
      Maintenance Organization), a 501(c)(3) organization. For information
      about memberships or hotel accommodation, please visit our website at
      www.LoneStarCon3.org. Please send press questions, or requests to be
      removed from the LoneStarCon 3 press release mailing list, to
      press@..., and send general queries to
      info@....

      "World Science Fiction Society," "WSFS," "World Science Fiction
      Convention," "Worldcon," "NASFiC," "Hugo Award," and the distinctive
      design of the Hugo Award Rocket are service marks of the World Science
      Fiction Society, an unincorporated literary society.
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